Malavika Mandal Andrew interviewed by Roz Dimon
Techspressionist Artist Interview Series #19 – September 17, 2021
Malavika Mandal Andrew (b.1971) is an artist whose practice includes mixed-media, digital collage and digital art, tapestry and other fibre art. She received her Bachelors of Fine Art in Textile Design in 1993 and her Masters of Fine Art in Textile and Tapestry in1995 from Kala Bhavana, Vishwa Bharati University, Santiniketan. During her time at Kala Bhavana she was awarded the National Scholarship by the Govt. of India, Ministry of Human Resource Development and did her training under Riten Mozumdar. In 2012 the artist was awarded “The Pollock Krasner Foundation” grant under which she worked with Warli artists from Talasari, Maharashtra to create mix media paintings. In 2021, Malavika became the first Indian artist to be listed in the Techspressionist Artist Index. She has participated in numerous solo & group, national & international shows.
Techspressionist Interviews are self-produced videos of of artists interviewing other artists in the spirit of Warhol’s Interview Magazine. Many thanks to artist Roz Dimon developing the Interview Series initiative and drafting the format. These videos are also published to the Techspressionism YouTube Channel.